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General zoology, or, Systematic natural history


Published 1800
Topics Zoology
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Title from engraved t.p

Title and imprint vary. On letterpress t.p., imprint: London : Printed by Thomas Davison. Vol. 6 title reads: ... engraved by Mr. Heath & Mrs. Griffith. Vol. 7- : ... engraved by Mrs. Griffith [or] Griffiths

Each volume in two parts, with general engraved t.p. and letterpress title; in v. 1-11 paged continuously

"After the death of Dr. Shaw the text for the Aves, vols. 9-14, was written by J.F. Stephens. The 505 plates for this portion of the work were engraved principally by Mrs. Griffiths." -- Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology, p. 566

Each part contains Directions for placing the plates ... except v. 14, pt. 2 (general index) which has no plates

Plates no. 75 in v. 6, no. 29 in v. 8, and no. 29 in v. X misnumbered 74, 79, and 30 respectively

Publisher's advertisements: p. [465]-[466], v. 5 and p. [xx], v. 7

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Vol. 1-2. Mammalia, 1800-1801 -- 3. Amphibia, 1802 -- 4-5. Pisces, 1803-1804 -- 6. Insecta, 1806 -- 7-8. Aves, 1809-1812 -- 9-14, pt. 1. Aves by J. F. Stephens. 1815-1826 -- [14, pt. 2] General index to the zoology by G. Shaw and J. F. Stephens, 1826

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Wood, C. Vertebrate zoology

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SCNHRB has three copies. SCNHRB c. 1 is incomplete, c. 3 is a made-up set

SCNHRB c. 1 lacking v. 12; lacking plates 3*, 4*, and 35 *, v. 9

SCNHRB c. 1 has all volumes stamped: Library of Congress Surplus Duplicate and bookplate in v. 1: Library of Congress Smithsonian Deposit

SCNHRB c. 1 has Smithsonian stamp in red ink on ill. t.p.s except for v. 4 stamped on the letterpress t.p

SCNHRB c. 1 inscribed in ink on letterpress t.p. of v. 1: Chappelow

SCNHRB c. 1 bound with pt. 1-2 together in each v., in older red library buckram, title in gilt on spine with Library of Congress Smithsonian Collection at foot of spine

SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on illustrated titles: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 234374 [and] Mearns Collection. Inscribed at head of titles: Edgar A Mearns except for v. 3 which is stamped on verso of ill. t.p.s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Apr 3 1908 [ms. acc. no] 186064; unidentified signature on letterpress t.p.s

SCNHRB c. 2 with ink ms. notes in text and on slips of paper tipped-in throughout most of the vols

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers except for v. 3, pt. 1 bound in light tan cloth with paper spine label; v. 7 pt. 1&2, v. 8 pt. 2, v. 10 pt. 1 in diced Russia, housed in archival cardboard boxes

SCNHRB c. 3 lacking: v. 1 pt. 2; v. 2 pt. 1; v. 5 pt. 1; v. 6-11, 13-14

SCNHRB c. 3 has Smithsonian Library stamp dated May 21, 1957 on engraved t.p. of v. 1, pt. 1

SCNHRB c. 3 v. 3, pt. 1&2 has inscribed in ink at head of engraved t.p.: Edgar A. Mearns; stamped Mearns Collection [and] Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 234374; v. 4 inscribed Edgar A. Mearns 1881 and stamped Mearns Collection Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 234313. v. 5 stamped on engraved and letterpress titles: Library of Congress Smithsonian Deposit Oct 17 1885 [ms. acc. no.] 157151. V. 12 inscribed on engraved t.p.: Edgar A. Mearns 1881, stamped: Mearns Collection Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 231458

SCNHRB c. 3 v. 4 & 12 has plates bound following engraved t.p.; letterpress titles and contents bound at end; v. 12 lacks plate placement directions

SCNHRB c. 3, v. 1-2 bound separately in brown-red library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges. v. 3, pt. 1&2 bound separately in diced Russia, marbled edges and endpapers; housed in archival cardboard boxes. V. 4, with back cloth-covered board only, housed in an archival cardboard box. V. 5 bound in older red library buckram, title in gilt on spine with Library of Congress stamp at foot of spine. V. 12 bound in plain brown cloth, housed in an archival cardboard box

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Volume v 11 pt. 2
Publisher London : Printed for G. Kearsley
Pages 500
Language English
Call number 39088015704380
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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